Thailand – 21 November 2013
MBK Hotel and Tourism, and the MBK Group, not only recently completed their 83 million Thai Baht (2.7 million USD) renovation and enhancement of Layana Resort and Spa, located on Koh Lanta Island in Krabi Province of Thailand, but also received two two major prestigious hotel and travel awards in Asia, bolstering the resort’s reputation for luxury and exclusive services.
It starts with a promise as a once in a lifetime memory for guests, but the ultimate vacation experience at Layana soon inspires guests to return year after year. The 51-room adults-only resort emphasizes a delicate combination of unique Thai culture and modern luxury, with warm hospitality and special attention to personalized services from gracious staff.
With public areas now upgraded, including the glamourous Lobby, with it sculpture by artist Pongsatat Uaiklang (Dong), the result is fresh new enhanced arrival experience; while for this privileged guests who arrive by speedboat, the Sundowner Bar and Tides Restaurant is a welcome haven.
“The renovation enhances the timeless elegance of Layana Resort and Spa, with design elements that embody pure luxury,” adds Stefan Heintze, General Manager. “Along with the refined experience awaiting guests, additional luxurious facilities that include a Salt Spa and two-bedroom Private Pool Villa, ensure that we are even further able to attend to the selective needs of every guest.”
“Earlier this year the six ocean deluxe and beach front suites were extensively refurbished”, continues Stefan, “while the Sands Bar, located on the edge of the stunning Long Beach was launched offering guests an exclusive enclave to bask under the sun, or the shade of a casuarina tree overhead with feet in the sand.”
The luxurious La Maison, 2-bedroom private villa, impresses the most discerning travellers; with its soaring timber roof, expansive windows, wrap-around balcony, open-air en-suites and sweeping private pool. The Salt Spa with fibre-optic lighting offers guests a special environment to breath in minerals and salts and relax with various therapeutic salt massage treatments.”
Last month Layana Resort & Spa received the distinction of winning two major prestigious hotel and travel awards in Asia, bolstering the resort’s reputation for luxury and exclusive services. Receiving recognition as Asia’s Leading Spa Resort during the World Travel Awards 2013 and Asia’s Luxury Boutique Resort during the 2013 World Luxury Hotel Awards.
“These awards encourage the entire team at Layana Resort & Spa,” says Stefan Heintze General Manager of Layana Resort & Spa. “Having worked so hard for this success the awards exemplify their commitment to providing a luxurious experience and an exceptional level of service to discerning guests.”
In the words of Marinique de Wet, Director of the World Luxury Hotel Awards, “service excellence is the most critical factor in a hotel’s measure as a luxury hotel and winning a World Luxury Hotel Award would enhance performance levels if industry peers can be judged against other major players in the field. We can always be inspired to greater levels of excellence meaning exceeding customer’s expectations and paying attention to detail”.
Spoil yourself and indulge in the luxury of Layana Resort & Spa.